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TExES Test Overview

The Texas Examinations of Educator Standards (TExES) is a series of exams that evaluate the knowledge base and skills of aspiring educators in Texas. 
You must pass the TExES exams to become a teacher in Texas schools.
TExES exams are structured into three areas:
  • Subject-specific exams
  • Content exams
  • Pedagogy and professional responsibilities exams.
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TExES exams Quick Facts

Required for

Prospective educators seeking certification to teach in Texas schools.

Test format

Multiple-choice and constructed response questions


Most tests cost $116, and a few cost $58


35 minutes to 5 hours, depending on the test

We provide premium video resources and expert-led bootcamps designed to assist you master the content and strategies needed to excel in your TExES exam. 

Our comprehensive toolkit consists of video guides, boot camps, interactive practice tests, and personalized coaching sessions— all thoughtfully designed to support your journey toward mastering the TExES test.

Get equipped with the knowledge and tools you need to conquer the TExES exam and achieve your teaching certification goals.

Why Choose The Learning Liaisons for Your TExES  Test Preparation?

Join the countless teachers who have achieved their TExES certification with The Learning Liaisons. 
Get an exceptional learning experience that sets you up for success.

Here’s what is on the table:

  • Award-winning educators in our boot camps- Experience top-notch instruction from our team of the very best in the field.
  • We've walked in your shoes- We know how frustrating it can be to prepare without the right guidance because we’ve been there ourselves.
  • We teach you how to pass the test via strategy- How to actually study & content review, giving you comprehensive test preparation.
  • You join a private customer-only group for Q&A with your course instructors- Get personalized support and connect with fellow learners.

Components of the TExES  Exam

The TExES exam includes two main categories: The Core subject exams and classroom certification tests.

These categories are designed to ensure that candidates seeking certification possess the required knowledge to become effective educators in their chosen subject areas and classrooms.

Exam Category Purpose Questions Format
Core Subject Exams Evaluate a candidate's understanding of specific subject areas, such as mathematics, English Language Arts, science, etc. Multiple choice questions and some constructed response questions
Classroom Certification Tests Test a candidate's knowledge of teaching principles, strategies, and the ability to manage a classroom effectively. Multiple-choice, constructed response, and selected-response questions

TExEs Exam Subjects

Here’s the complete list of the TExES tests and their respective codes. 

Important Notice: The list of TExEs Exam Subjects provided here reflects the full catalog of exams administered by the official testing company. Please be aware that The Learning Liaisons (TLL) does not currently offer test prep courses for every subject exam listed. We encourage you to review our available course offerings to ensure that we provide preparatory materials for the specific TExEs Exam Subject you are seeking. For the most accurate and up-to-date information on TLL's test prep courses, please see above or contact our support team.

  1. TExES Business & Finance 6-12 (276)
  2. TExES Chemistry 7-12 (240)
  3. TExES Computer Science 8-12 (241)
  4. TExES Core Subjects EC-6 (291)
  5. TExES Core Subjects EC-6 - English Language Arts and Reading & the Science of Teaching Reading (801)
  6. TExES Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources 6-12 (272)
  7. TExES American Sign Language (184)
  8. TExES Art EC-12 (178)
  9. TExES Bilingual Education Supplemental (164)
  10. TExES Bilingual Target Language Proficiency Test (BTLPT) Spanish (190)
  11. TExES Braille (283 & 183)
  12. TExES Core Subjects EC-6 - Fine Arts, Health and Physical Education (805)
  13. TExES Core Subjects EC-6 - Mathematics (802)
  14. TExES Core Subjects EC-6 - Science (804)
  15. TExES Core Subjects EC-6 - Social Studies (803)
  16. TExES Core Subjects 4-8 (211)
  17. TExES Core Subjects 4-8 - English Language Arts and Reading (ELAR) (806)
  18. TExES Core Subjects 4-8 - Mathematics (807)
  19. TExES Core Subjects 4-8 - Science (809)
  20. TExES Core Subjects 4-8 - Social Studies (808)
  21. TExES Dance 6-12 (279)
  22. TExES Deaf & Hard-of-Hearing (181)
  23. TExES Educational Diagnostician (153)
  24. TExES English as a Second Language Supplemental (154)
  25. TExES English Language Arts and Reading/Social Studies 4-8 (113)
  26. TExES English Language Arts and Reading 4-8 (117)
  27. TExES English Language Arts and Reading 7-12 (231)
  28. TExES Gifted & Talented Supplemental (162)
  29. TExES Health EC-12 (157)
  30. TExES Health Science 6-12 (273)
  31. TExES History 7-12 (233)
  32. TExES Journalism 7-12 (256)
  33. TExES Life Science 7-12 (238)
  34. TExES Marketing 6-12 (275)
  35. TExES Mathematics 4-8 (115)
  36. TExES Mathematics 7-12 (235)
  37. TExES Mathematics/Physical Science/Engineering 6-12 (274)
  38. TExES Mathematics/Science 4-8 (114)
  39. TExES Music EC-12 (177)
  40. TExES Physical Education EC-12 (158)
  41. TExES Physical Science 6-12 (237)
  42. TExES Physics/Mathematics 7-12 (243)
  43. TExES PPR EC-12 (160)
  44. TExES PPR for Trade and Industrial Education 6-12 (270)
  45. TExES Principal Exam (068)
  46. TExES Reading Specialist (151)
  47. TExES Science 4-8 (116)
  48. TExES Science 7-12 (236)
  49. TExES School Counselor (152)
  50. TExES School Librarian (150)
  51. TExES Social Studies 4-8 (118)
  52. TExES Social Studies 7-12 (232)
  53. TExES Special Education EC-12 (161)
  54. TExES Special Education Supplemental (163)
  55. TExES Speech 7-12 (129)
  56. TExES Superintendent (195)
  57. TExES Technology Applications EC-12 (242)
  58. TExES Technology Education 6-12 (171)
  59. TExES Theatre EC-12 (180)
  60. TExES Visually Impaired (182)
  61. TExES Languages Other Than English (LOTE) French (610)
  62. TExES Languages Other Than English (LOTE) German (611)
  63. TExES Languages Other Than English (LOTE) Latin (612)
  64. TExES Languages Other Than English (LOTE) Spanish (613)

TExES Exams By Grade Level and Age

Here’s an overview of all TExES Exams by grade level.
Early Childhood Pre-School Elementary (Grades K-5) Middle School (Grades 6-8) High School (Grades 9-12) All Levels EC-12
PK-3 exam(292) English Language Arts and Reading & Science of Teaching Reading (901) Mathematics (807) English Language Arts and Reading (231) Pedagogy and Professional Responsibilities Exam (160)
Mathematics (902) Social Studies (808) Mathematics (235)
Social Studies (903) English Language Arts and Reading (806) History (233)
Science (904) Science (809) Science (236)
Fine Arts, Health, and Physical Education (905) Chemistry (240)
Life Science (238)
Physical Science (237)
Social Studies (232)

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Frequently Asked Questions

How long should you study for the TExES  Test?

The time needed to prepare for the TExES test depends on your familiarity with the content, academic background, and study habits.

We suggest you dedicate a few hours each day for a period of 2 to 3 months. Tailor your study plan to your individual needs and ensure adequate coverage of all exam topics

What’s the Passing Rate of the TExES  Test?

According to the Texas Education Agency, 69% of candidates pass the TExES exam on their first attempt. The average passing rate is 92%, with 9% of candidates taking some of the difficult subtests up to three times.

Remember: Every subtest is different, and all tests vary in difficulty. Preparing adequately helps you pass the test on the first attempt.

When can you retake TExES?

You can retake the TExES exam after a waiting period of 30 days from the most recent test date. It's essential to be well-prepared before attempting a retake to maximize your chances of success.

What’s the best way to prepare for TExES?

The best way to prepare for the TExES test involves taking the following steps:

  • Develop a realistic study plan with dedicated time for each exam section and subject area.
  • Seek support from test prep experts to receive personalized guidance for your upcoming test.
  • Familiarize yourself with the exam content, structure, and question formats.
  • Take practice tests to simulate the exam environment and identify areas for improvement.
  • Keep track of your progress, notes, and study materials to maintain an organized study approach.

We help you prepare adequately for the TExES test with dedicated study materials, videos, and adequate practice to familiarize you with the TExES test.